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  • Johnny Small's Conviction Vacated After 28 Years

    Johnny Small's
    Conviction Vacated
    After 28 Years

    Arrested at 15, Johnny Small is now 43 years old.  Read more about Johnny's case. Photo Credit: Mike Spencer/Courtesy of StarNews.

  • Joseph Sledge Exonerated After 36 years

    Joseph Sledge
    Exonerated
    After 36 Years

    Joseph Sledge shakes hands with Chief Justice I. Beverly Lake at his exoneration.  Read more about Joseph's case.

  • Joseph Sledge:

    Joseph Sledge
    "God Knows
    I'm Innocent"

    Joseph Sledge has been in prison for 35 years for a double-murder. Read more about Joseph's case.

  • Larry Lamb Free After 20 Years

    Larry Lamb:
    A Free Man

    Larry Lamb is released from prison after serving 20 years for a crime he did not commit.  Read more about Larry's case here.

  • Willie Grimes, “Free at Last”

    Willie Grimes
    "Free at Last"

    Willie Grimes was exonerated on October 5, 2012 after serving 24 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Read more about Willie's case.

  • Greg Taylor: 6,149 Days

    Greg Taylor:
    6,149 Days

    Greg Taylor spent 6,149 days behind bars for a murder he didn't commit. Read more about Greg's historic case or watch a documentary about his story.

  • Dwayne Dail: Exonerated After 18 Years

    Dwayne Dail
    Exonerated
    After 18 Years

    Dwayne celebrates as DNA evidence finally exonerates him after 18 years in prison. Read more about Dwayne's case.

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    Joseph Sledge Exonerated! Jan. 23, 2015

    The N.C. Center on Actual Innocence would like to thank its private donors and the foundations that make its non-profit work possible: Z Smith Reynolds Foundation, A.J. Fletcher Foundation, Park Foundation, N.C. Bar Association Foundation, and N.C. IOLTA.

    Click here to read about Joseph's exoneration.

     
  • Larry Lamb is Released After His Conviction is Overturned

    A North Carolina man says he's excited about being released after spending 20 years behind bars for a homicide he didn't commit.  After a two-day evidentiary hearing, the Court concluded that the primary witness against Lamb had given false testimony.  He was released on August 13, 2013.

    Click here to read more.

     

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